MathGroup Archive 2005

[Date Index] [Thread Index] [Author Index]

Search the Archive

Re: Unicode Support


======= At 2005-03-27, 18:42:43 John Fultz wrote: =======

>UTF-8 is a supported character encoding by both front end and kernel
(i.e.
>they can import and export files as UTF-8).  I believe the support has
been
>there since 5.0.  MathLink only supports UTF-16 for now.
>
>UTF-32 is not supported at all in current versions.  To be honest,
nobody
>has asked for it before.  While UTF-32 is a clean way of representing
>characters in all of the Unicode planes, I think the vast majority of
>programs out there in the real world are using either UTF-8 or UTF-16.
>
>Sincerely,
>John Fultz

Thank you for clarification. But I still think that both UTF-8 and UTF-32
support are important, especially for MathLink. For example, I know one
program that use both UTF-8 and UTF-32, how can I link it with MathLink?


  • Prev by Date: Re: Re: Writing result of "Do" in a single List
  • Next by Date: Re: Detailed implementation of Contour Algorithm
  • Previous by thread: Re: Unicode Support
  • Next by thread: Re: Re: Unicode Support